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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Shannon’s Path, Inc. (“Shannon’s Path”) collects, uses, shares and protects information when you interact with our websites (including shannonspath.org), emails we send, and our social media accounts (our “Services”).

Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to non-Shannon’s Path websites or services that state that they are offered under a different privacy policy. Please review the privacy policies on those websites and applications directly to understand their privacy practices.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect information directly from you when you complete one of our online forms or otherwise contact us. This includes contact information, donation information, and any other information you choose to communicate with us.

We also collect information automatically about you when you use our Services. This includes details about your interaction with our Services (such as the date, time, and length of visits, and specific pages or content accessed during the visits, search terms, frequency of the visits, referring website addresses) and device information including the IP address and other details of a device that you use to connect with our Services (such as device type and unique device identifier, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number).

 

Much of this information is collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies, which may be operated by our partners who assist us in collect information about usage of the Services, serving ads, or providing other services to you. Specifically, we use Google Analytics to collect usage details. You can learn more about privacy and Google Analytics here, and opt out of collection of your data by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. We may also use cookies set by other third-party services.

Your browser or device may include “Do Not Track” functionality; please note that we do not respond to such signals.


HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use your Personal Information to:

  • provide the services and customer support you request;

  • process transactions and send notices about your transactions;

  • resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems;

  • monitor the performance of our Services including metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns

  • interact with you, including through advertising and other communications;

  • comply with legal requirements and industry standards, detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be fraudulent or illegal, and protect the rights of Shannon’s Path, Inc., you, or others

 

HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose Personal Information to service providers who perform a technology, business, or other professional function on our behalf, such as those who provide data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing, and marketing services.  We limit the Personal Information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions.

We also partner with analytics providers, who collect information via tracking technologies on our websites to assist us with measuring visits and traffic on our websites so we can measure and improve the performance of the Services.

We share information where necessary to comply with applicable law, to respond to requests from law enforcement agencies or other government authorities or third-parties, as permitted by law and without your consent when it is necessary to protect our customers, employees, or property; in emergency situations; or to enforce our rights under our terms of service and policies.


PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURITY

We use a combination of physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to protect the information we collect through the Services. While we use these precautions to safeguard your information, we cannot guarantee the security of the networks, systems, servers, devices, and databases we operate or that are operated on our behalf.

We use third party payment processors to process credit card transactions. These processors use high-grade encryption and security protocols in compliance with applicable US federal and state regulations. If you prefer, you may make your contribution by mailing a donor form along with a personal check or money order to the following address:

Shannon’s Path

9 Hickory Rd.

Southborough, MA

01772


YOUR OPTIONS

If at any time you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email. If you opt out, we will still send you formal notices concerning your participation in our services or the operation of the Services, and legal and other related notices concerning your relationship with us.

If you do not want us and our partners to be able to collect information automatically using cookies, you may modify your browser setting to disable or reject cookies across the internet; but if you do so, some features of our Services may not function properly or be available. If you are visiting the Services from a mobile device, the operating system of the device may offer you options regarding how the device collects and uses your information for interest-based advertising. Click here for more information.

You can contact us as provided below to change or update any Personal Information or discretionary information that you have previously submitted.  Finally, if you request, we will remove your name and other Personal Information from our active databases.  Our ability to fully delete your information may be limited due to technical capabilities and legal requirements.


NOTE TO PARENTS AND CHILDREN

Our Services are not directed at children, and we will not accept or request Personal Information from individuals we know to be under the age of 13. We may, however, allow parents or legal guardians to provide information related to children, in connection with registration for an event, or seek the consent of parents or legal guardians for collection of additional information (such as photographs or testimonials). If you would like to request that we delete personal information related to a minor, please contact us.


UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may make changes to this Policy from time to time. The “Effective Date” at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information described in this Policy.


QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS

It is important to us at Shannon’s Path to hear what visitors have to say about our organization or our policies. If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about this policy, or want to let us know what they think about our organization, please contact us at:

Shannon’s Path, Inc.
9 Hickory Rd.

Southborough, MA 01772

info@shannonspath.org

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